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Leading Internet Case Law

Volume: 2 Issue: 2


The use of metatags - trademarks - banner ads. Reasoning concerning metatags might lead to unfair outcomes. / read more

Need to show exclusive rights - damage of factual error - alternative legitimate uses. / read more

Change of terms and conditions - website notification - email notification - electronic notification acceptable - EU European Directive on Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts excludes terms obliging arbitration. / read more

ISP’s right to terminate contract for spamming - significance of opt-in - third party lists. / read more

Office of Fair Trading, BOL and Amazon

The Office of Fair Trading believes a ‘full’ refund will include the cost of postage and packing. / read more

Internet - Trade practices - owner/controller of US-based website found liable in Australia for breaches of the Australian Trade Practices Act. / read more

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The court held that those policies that had led to the adoption of the single publication rule were also applicable to the posting of material on a website.

Alan J Pierce for the Claimant

Frank K Walsh for the Defendant

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Danske Dagblade v Newsbooster.com. Danish Newspaper Publishers Association and others v Newsbooster ApS

Københavns Byret.

Deep linking contravenes Database Directive

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Application dismissed for a judicial review. / read more


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The bi-monthly case law publication providing expert analysis of key cases relating to the internet. Topics covered include intellectual property rights, copyright infringements, ISP liability, online advertising, distance selling regulations, privacy law, social networking, telecoms, and domain name disputes / read more

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